NEWSREPORTASIA.COM: Breaking News, World News, US News 20:51 2019-06-14

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency

Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Pro...

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency

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Record number of South Sudanese face critical lack of food PRAGUE (AP) — A record number of people in South Sudan face a critical lack of food. A new report by the government and the United Nations says almost seven million people, or more than 60% of the pop...
12:00 2019-06-14

U.N. Aid Chief Warns of Looming ‘Horror’ as Somalia Again Faces Famine Mark Lowcock, the emergency relief coordinator at the United Nations, said that more than five million people were at risk in the Horn of Africa, mostly Somalis....
14:51 2019-06-05

UN food agency accuses Yemen’s Houthis of diverting food aid UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. food agency is accusing Yemen’s Houthi rebels of diverting food from the war-torn country’s hungriest people and is threatening to suspend food aid unless th...
18:34 2019-06-17

FIFA bans South Sudanese official for taking soccer money The only African soccer federation leader to publicly support Gianni Infantino's successful FIFA presidential campaign in 2016 has been banned for corruption        ...
17:17 2019-05-24

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations R...
16:17 2019-05-21

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
16:51 2019-05-21

Sydney facing first water restrictions in a decade as drought grips New South Wales Rapidly falling water levels in Sydney’s dams have prompted the state government to bring in water restrictions earlier than expected Sydney is facing stage one water restrictions for the first time i...
07:17 2019-05-28

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals  Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect food security for years to come, warned the UN Food...
14:51 2019-05-21

U.N. food chief warns aid suspension in Yemen likely to start this week United Nations food chief David Beasley warned on Monday that a phased-suspension of food assistance in Yemen was likely to begin later this week over a diversion of aid and lack of independence in Ho...
19:34 2019-06-17

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, foll...
16:34 2019-05-21

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, ...
20:17 2019-06-17

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health...
17:17 2019-05-21

‘From farm to plate’, first-ever World Food Safety Day demonstrates the need to take unsafe food off the menu Unsafe food kills an estimated 420,000 people every year, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, just ahead of the first-ever UN World Food Safety Day. Children under-five a...
19:17 2019-06-06

Want To Ditch Junk Food? These 5 Tips Can Help You To Start Liking Healthy Food! Aspiring to eat healthy is much easier than actually doing it. So how does one practice 'mind over matter' and get themselves to opt for the healthier food every single time?...
20:51 2019-05-26

Impossible Food and Beyond Meats' plant-based burgers aren't actually healthier than the fast-food originals Burger King Fast-food chains are jumping on the meatless bandwagon, with deals with plant-based "meat" makers such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods. While many customers assume that these meatles...
04:51 2019-06-08

John Cattuci helps find one-of-a-kind food across North America in ‘Big Food Bucket List’ 'You know it's a good burger if it's messy. If it's not running down your arm and you're not licking the burger juice off your arm, it's not a great burger,' John Catucci told Global News....
22:17 2019-05-27

Junk food may be fuelling rise in food allergies, say experts Children with food allergies are found to have higher levels of substance in processed foodsA ballooning diet of junk food might be one of the factors fuelling a rise in food allergies, researchers ha...
01:51 2019-06-08

Thursday’s Daily Brief: STIs worldwide, food safety and food prices, updates on Iraq and East Africa This Thursday, we cover: the latest global report by the UN health agency (WHO) on sexually transmitted infections (STIs); the first ever World Food Safety Day, celebrated this Friday; an update on gl...
22:17 2019-06-06

Lab-grown meat, GMOs, high-tech ag: 'Fate of Food' explores solutions to global food crisis Amanda Little explores how we'll feed the world when there too many mouths to feed amid intensifying climate change.        ...
21:01 2019-06-06

World Food Safety Day: 5 Tips To Ensure Food Safety At Home The UN is observing World Food Safety Day 2019 on June 7th in order to shine a light on the issues of producing, storing, handling and consuming food and how these processes affect the safety of the.....
13:34 2019-06-07

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice...
03:51 2019-06-08

SPA: two killed as Sudanese military breaks up protest Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least two people and wounding several others, a local professionals association said...
11:17 2019-06-03

The Future Of Food: Can Lab-Grown Insect Meat Be A Future Food? Given the harmful effect livestock farming poses for the planet, researchers have proposed plant-based diets, insect farming, lab-grown meat, and genetically modified animals as an alternative to......
12:34 2019-06-01

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a gene...
02:17 2019-05-31

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60....
09:34 2019-06-05

The Latest: Sudanese protesters defiant after army crackdown The Latest on aftermath of Sudanese military crackdown on protest sit-in (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of Sudanese pro-democracy protesters remain defiant of the country's military rulers, a...
14:17 2019-06-04

Sudanese doctors say dozens of people raped during sit-in attack Hospitals in Khartoum record more than 70 cases of rape in aftermath of attack on protestDoctors believe paramilitaries carried out more than 70 rapes during an attack on a protest camp in Khartoum, t...
22:51 2019-06-11

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition force...
10:34 2019-06-05

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
21:51 2019-06-11

Sudanese opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since Omar al-Bashir was ousted as president in April....
13:00 2019-06-04

Five Reported Dead After Sudanese Troops Attack Protest Camp (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Sudanese security forces have moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, besieging the site and setting fire to tents, witnesses and protest leaders said. Mac...
16:01 2019-06-03

Sudanese protesters call for strike amid divisions with army KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have set a date for next week’s two-day general strike in a bid to press the ruling military council to transfer power to a civilian-led auth...
15:00 2019-05-25

Sudanese Protestors Say 60 People Have Died in This Week’s Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increase...
21:34 2019-06-05

Sudanese opposition says it is suspending civil disobedience and strike: statement Sudan's protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike from Wednesday until further notice....
21:51 2019-06-11

BNP Paribas to face revived lawsuit over Sudanese genocide: U.S. appeals court A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit against BNP Paribas SA by alleged victims of a genocidal regime in Sudan, who sought to hold the French bank liable for aiding in the government's a...
17:51 2019-05-22

BNP Paribas to face revived lawsuit over Sudanese genocide- U.S. appeals court A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit against BNP Paribas SA by alleged victims of a genocidal regime in Sudan, who sought to hold the French bank liable for aiding in the government's a...
18:17 2019-05-22

Sudanese protesters plan mass rally as talks stall with army Sudan's protest leaders are calling for mass rallies across the country amid deadlocked negotiations with the ruling military over its handover of power....
13:34 2019-05-23

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, 13 people dead: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday morning and at least 13 people were reported killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Ba...
17:51 2019-06-03

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resig...
22:34 2019-06-09

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, more than 35 people killed: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and opposition-linked medics said more than 35 people were killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of Presid...
02:34 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas must face revived lawsuit over Sudanese genocide- U.S. appeals court A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit against BNP Paribas SA by alleged victims of a genocidal regime in Sudan, who sought to hold the French bank liable for aiding in the government's a...
20:00 2019-05-22

Sudanese security orders offices of Qatar-based Al Jazeera TV closed: office director Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) has ordered Qatar-based Al Jazeera Television offices in Khartoum closed without giving any reasons, the office director said....
02:17 2019-05-31

Mass civil disobedience campaign shuts down Sudanese capital as death toll rises The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
12:00 2019-06-10

Food labels are confusing. The FDA is looking at 'Sell By,' 'Best By' and 'Enjoy By' to try and combat food waste The Food and Drug Administration is urging food-makers to be more consistent with labeling terms for perishable products, like "Best If Used By."        ...
16:17 2019-06-07

Neymar facing two police investigations Accused of raping and assaulting a Brazilian model in a hotel room in Paris last month, Brazilian footballer Neymar is facing two separate police investigations in Brazil, according to Rio de Janeiro'...
03:17 2019-06-08

Anchors from China’s state TV and Fox are facing off After weeks of back-and-forth sniping on television and Twitter, Trish Regan from the Fox Business Network and Liu Xin from China Global Television Network will debate on behalf of their respective go...
19:17 2019-05-28

Woman facing eviction gets help from Arnold Schwarzenegger LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 102-year-old woman facing eviction from her California home of nearly 30 years is getting help from Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Los Angeles Times reports Thelma Smith was given unt...
03:00 2019-05-26

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again....
14:38 2019-05-21

Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course Elon Musk’s electric-car company began the year with high expectations. But it has confronted a series of problems and a loss of investor confidence....
11:17 2019-06-10

| 'I'm ready for special moment' of facing Federer, says Nadal Rafael Nadal resumes his spellbinding 15-year rivalry with Roger Federer for a place in the Roland Garros semi-finals, insisting it will be a "special moment"....
23:01 2019-06-04

Michigan priest facing allegation of misconduct with minor A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor....
19:51 2019-05-22

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s and a gay-d...
21:34 2019-06-14

Accused: the Russians facing 'politically motivated' charges Journalist Ivan Golunov was freed after an outcry. Others have not been so fortunateThe case of Ivan Golunov, a Russian investigative reporter who was arrested on drug dealing charges and beaten in ja...
08:17 2019-06-15

Osaka, Azarenka facing different pressures at French Open While Naomi Osaka is feeling the weight of her first Slam as world No. 1, second-round opponent Victoria Azarenka is trying to climb back to those heights....
00:17 2019-05-30

David Price exits with flu-like symptoms after facing just 3 batters It looks like the Boston Red Sox may have dodged a bullet when it comes to David Price. The Boston Red Sox left-hander left Saturday’s game in Houston in the first inning after facing just three...
05:17 2019-05-26

Koepka facing long odds for another US Open title PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Brooks Koepka is going for a third straight U.S. Open title aware that the odds are stacked against him. The only player to go back-to-back-to-back in golf’s toughest...
22:51 2019-06-11

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the sam...
15:00 2019-06-08

2-Month-Old On Life Support, Father Facing Abuse Charges GoFundMe LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Donations are needed for a two-month-old baby who remains on life support after police say he was abused by his father. WAVE 3 reports that neighbors say Donni...
01:17 2019-06-15

Facing tariffs, Foxconn promises to assemble U.S. iPhones outside China A U.S.-China trade war won't imperil production of Apple's flagship product, as its key manufacturer has capacity outside China to supply U.S. demand.Read More...
16:34 2019-06-11

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jone...
23:17 2019-05-24

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with MexicoR...
00:00 2019-05-29

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, stemming from a league-banned substance he took wh...
06:51 2019-05-27

Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies BWERA, Uganda — The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health workers. And when the second person in this Uganda...
23:17 2019-06-17

‘Russian Mike,’ Canadian associate to El Chapo, facing charges in NYC A Canadian with ties to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s Sinaloa drug cartel, has been extradited from Curacao to New York on cocaine trafficking charges, prosecutors said. Trucking company owner Mykhaylo ...
23:17 2019-06-04

Opinion: Vulnerable Warriors facing the biggest test of their dynasty Injury-riddled and down 2-1, the Warriors are more vulnerable than ever. And getting back Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson doesn't guarantee anything.        ...
08:51 2019-06-06

Janoris Jenkins survived Giants purge and is facing next challenge Cornerbacks are part of a defense and members of a team, of course, but they are often on an island — not in the Tom Hanks/“Cast Away’’ sense, but in that they often do their best work in isolation, o...
04:34 2019-05-22

Warriors facing tricky Klay Thompson injury issue TORONTO — Klay Thompson sat glumly by his locker late Sunday night in the visitors’ dressing room at Scotiabank Arena, quickly downing a postgame rice dish. This should have been a joyous Finals momen...
08:51 2019-06-03

Pope denounces 'hardships and trials' facing Catholics in China Pope Francis paid tribute on Wednesday to Chinese Catholics for holding on to their faith despite "hardships and trials", an apparent reference to Beijing's restrictions on religion....
17:51 2019-05-22

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has expelled a student who was allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female schoolmate. The college&...
17:51 2019-06-12

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the ...
20:00 2019-06-17

British PM proposes new Brexit deal while facing calls to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union before she steps down....
17:17 2019-05-21

Mueller report witness facing child porn charge ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A businessman who served as a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation will remain in jail temporarily on charges he transported images of child porno...
21:17 2019-06-06

The Latest: Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 2:50 p.m....
07:17 2019-06-08

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about...
07:17 2019-06-08

Officials seeking motive for Virginia rampage say shooter was not facing discipline Officials trying to learn what prompted a city engineer to kill 12 people in Virginia Beach before he was shot dead by police said on Sunday investigators were examining employment-related issues but ...
02:51 2019-06-03

Ben Watson explains on his Facebook page that he's facing a four-game suspension Ben Watson, who recently signed with the New England Patriots, announced on Facebook that he will serve a four-game suspension this season.        ...
03:17 2019-05-27

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reluctant special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is not consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
19:00 2019-06-01

Kylie Jenner facing backlash for 'Handmaid's Tale'-themed party Kylie Jenner threw a "Handmaid's Tale"-themed party for friends over the weekend, which some of her followers are calling "tone-deaf" and "embarrassing."...
17:34 2019-06-11

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated...
08:17 2019-06-15

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
06:34 2019-06-11

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approac...
06:00 2019-06-01

Facing Roger Federer: Surely Unforgettable for Casper Ruud, if Not His Father Christian Ruud, whose son will play Federer in the third round of the French Open on Friday, was told he had practiced with him in Paris in 1999. “I don’t remember the one here,” the father said....
21:51 2019-05-30

Nigerian President Buhari sworn in for second term, facing key security challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari took the reins of leadership for another term on Wednesday, against a tense backdrop of insecurity and economic uncertainty....
21:34 2019-05-29

Woman facing felony charges in Jeff Bezos protest in Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage wh...
21:34 2019-06-07

Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest to be freed from jail A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date on felony charges for approaching Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on a c...
17:51 2019-06-11

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerg...
00:17 2019-06-15

Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsew...
10:17 2019-06-02

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor facing ouster from charity after Netflix show Former Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein faces potential ouster from the board of a leading victim services agency over her role in the case against the “Central Park Five,” ...
23:17 2019-06-04

Egypt’s ousted president dies in court while facing trial, state TV reports Mohamed Morsi died of an apparent heart attack, according to Egyptian media. He had been imprisoned since 2013, when his elected government was overthrown in a military coup....
22:51 2019-06-17

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council o...
16:51 2019-05-21

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is facing jail....
17:34 2019-06-03

England’s Mark Wood hopes West Indies worry about facing his pace • Fast bowler troubled next World Cup opponents in spring tour • ‘It is a team I’ve had success against,’ Wood saysOne feature of the World Cup so far has been the importance of quality pace bowling. ...
20:17 2019-06-11

Baku or bust? The issues facing Sarri and Emery as final showdown looms Both managers have overseen promising highs and bleak lows in debut seasons that will be defined by Wednesday’s resultMaurizio Sarri Chelsea finished third in the Premier League to qualify for next se...
22:17 2019-05-26

Blues' Oskar Sundqvist facing suspension for boarding Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist is facing discipline for boarding Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final....
03:34 2019-05-31

Facing ‘Grim Reaper’ McConnell, Democrats experience a role reversal from eight years ago House Democrats press legislation doomed to fail in the ‘virtual graveyard’ of the Senate, much like Republicans did during divided government in 2011....
19:00 2019-06-01

Nadal eyes 12th French Open title, facing Thiem in rematch PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal aims for a 12th French Open title against Dominic Thiem in a rematch of last year’s final. Nadal should be more rested for Sunday’s match, because Thiem needed tw...
11:00 2019-06-09

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's latest forecast....
16:00 2019-06-17

French Open: Novak Djokovic Facing Tricky Roland Garros Opener Novak Djokovic faces Poland's Hubert Hurkacz, who has had an excellent 2019 so far, rising to 43rd in the rankings after runs to the last 16 in Madrid and the Indian Wells quarter-finals....
08:00 2019-05-27

Prime-Time Debate Pits Popular TV Hosts Facing Off Over China-U.S. Trade A prime-time debate on the U.S.-China trade conflict between hosts from Fox Business Network and Chinese state television is providing Beijing a rare opportunity to reach a huge American audience....
17:17 2019-05-29

Model facing prison after photos branded ‘indecent’ sleeps rough after fleeing to Paris AN IRANIAN model facing prison after her fashion snaps were branded "indecent" fled to Paris where she cannot work because her asylum bid has not yet been approved....
12:34 2019-06-05

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel...
23:51 2019-05-21

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office....
02:17 2019-06-08

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
06:17 2019-05-23

Mistrial Declared on Remaining 8 Rape and Kidnapping Charges Facing Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II A group of Southern California jurors found the charismatic former NFL player guilty of the rape of a homeless woman he befriended and of engaging in lewd and indecent conduct in front of two other wo...
05:51 2019-06-12

Scot Peterson, former Parkland resource officer facing neglect charges, posts bond Scot Peterson, facing neglect charges because of his lack of action during the Parkland, Florida, shooting. His bond was lowered to $39,500.        ...
01:00 2019-06-07

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
17:17 2019-06-12

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and t...
14:38 2019-05-21

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will...
18:51 2019-06-17

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the w...
14:38 2019-05-21

Former EPA administrators say agency has retreated from its mission Four former EPA administrators on Tuesday told a House subcommittee that the agency needs to re-establish its scientific credibility and return to its mission....
01:00 2019-06-12

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report ...
17:34 2019-05-28

Strong El Nino 'unlikely' this year: U.N. weather agency There is a 60-65% percent chance of El Nino weather conditions emerging between June and August, but a strong El Nino looks unlikely, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization said on Monday, citing ...
17:51 2019-05-27

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles north of Ren...
00:17 2019-06-15

Federal agency investigates Mississippi crash that killed 8 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal safety officials will investigate a Mississippi crash that killed eight people. The head-on collision between a box truck and a passenger van happened before dawn Monday ...
20:17 2019-06-05

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies to act....
15:00 2019-06-07

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ license plates...
19:51 2019-06-11

Chanda Kochhar Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency, To Be Summoned Again Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar today skipped her scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case probe, citing bad health, the officials said....
14:00 2019-06-10

Border Agency’s Images of Travelers Stolen in Hack The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization by a subcontractor....
02:51 2019-06-11

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year...
18:17 2019-05-23

Jimmy Butler will throw his hat into the NBA free agency ring Jimmy Butler is set to hit the open market. The 76ers’ forward intends to decline his $19.8 million player option, becoming an unrestricted free agent, according to Yahoo Sports. The eight-year ...
07:34 2019-06-15

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to aw...
01:00 2019-05-30

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
21:17 2019-05-23

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secr...
11:17 2019-06-03

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
10:51 2019-06-17

'Violent predator' behind two rapes seven years apart facing life in jail A married businessman is facing life in prison after being exposed as a "violent predator" who carried out night-time rapes on two lone women more than seven years apart....
17:34 2019-06-03

My dog and I tried ‘human-grade’ pet food and this is how it went It’s an uncanny concept! Just Food For Dogs — a California company that makes, in its own words, “human-grade” cuisine for canines from scratch — opened a takeout spot in Union Square earlier this mon...
04:51 2019-05-22

Try These Meals if You Want to Eat Less Processed Food Last month, a study found that people who ate “ultra processed” food (think cereal and muffins) ate more calories and gained more weight than those who ate a less processed diet. Ever since, I’ve been...
16:17 2019-06-17

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel source...
00:51 2019-05-26

Agency: Incomplete cross-border tunnel discovered in Nogales NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents and Mexican federal police discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel under a parking lot in Nogales. The agency said Friday the tunnel s...
22:17 2019-05-31

Europe's Space Agency opens its doors to commercial spaceflights It's not only NASA that is embracing private space flight. The European Space Agency (ESA) is opening its own commercial space program, giving companies the option to take paid trips into orbit....
17:01 2019-06-10

Trump taps conservative Ken Cuccinelli to head citizenship agency WASHINGTON — Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenshi...
01:34 2019-06-11

Aviation Case: Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency For Second Day Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for a second day Tuesday for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe related to.....
08:51 2019-06-11

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has pu...
19:00 2019-05-24

Centre Finalises Broad Contours Of Defence Space Agency The government has finalised the broad contours of a new defence space agency which will develop capabilities to protect India's interests in outer space and deal with threats of space wars, officials...
19:51 2019-06-11

UN health agency issues 1st strategy to address snake bites LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 203...
12:17 2019-05-23

Sudan's foreign ministry summons British ambassador: agency Sudan's foreign ministry summoned on Wednesday the British ambassador in Khartoum to protest his remarks on political developments in the country, Sudan's state news agency (SUNA) reported....
21:51 2019-06-12

UN atomic agency: Iran in compliance with 2015 nuclear deal The U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, though its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are...
22:00 2019-05-31

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across t...
03:34 2019-05-23

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange un...
04:17 2019-05-24

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it i...
02:51 2019-05-23

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths WHO is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030...
05:17 2019-05-24

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited...
00:00 2019-05-27

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest...
17:51 2019-05-28

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a lett...
20:17 2019-06-13

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S. funding cuts. Pierre Kra...
17:34 2019-06-17

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union’s police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in ...
13:00 2019-05-22

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
12:17 2019-05-22

Knicks confident they’ll get free agency meeting with Kawhi Leonard OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks do not have all their eggs in one basket as they prepare for free agency. According to NBA sources, Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry expect to ...
06:34 2019-06-07

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, under a pro...
12:17 2019-06-04

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical ...
03:17 2019-05-22

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, ab...
17:51 2019-05-21

NBA free agency: What are options for Raptors' Kawhi Leonard? Toronto forward is newly minted Finals MVP and helped lead the Raptors to first title in their 24-year history. But is he ready for a new challenge?       ...
04:51 2019-06-15

BJP, Congress Yet To Submit Details To Probe Agency On Electoral Bonds The BJP, the Congress and the DMK are among the parties which are yet to submit details of donations received till date through electoral bonds to the Election Commission, sources said today....
13:51 2019-06-04

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
23:51 2019-05-21

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive....
23:34 2019-05-21

Kawhi Leonard’s alarming reply could be free agency hint TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard is one win away from his second NBA title and likely second Finals MVP award. That still hasn’t assured Leonard of signing a long-term deal with the Raptors, though the chances...
04:17 2019-06-10

US agency probes effectiveness of 2014 GM seat belt recall DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s highway safety agency is investigating whether a 5-year-old General Motors seat belt recall fixed the problem. The recall covered about 1.4 million Chevrolet...
15:34 2019-05-30

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “...
17:17 2019-05-21

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
21:34 2019-05-21

UAE, U.S. activate defence cooperation pact: state news agency A defence cooperation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has come into force, UAE state news agency WAM said on Wednesday, as U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton v...
01:00 2019-05-30

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing VenezuelansMore than 4 million Venezuelans have now fled economic and humanitarian chaos in what the UN’s refu...
00:17 2019-06-08

Everything you need to know about the hospital food listeria outbreak Two more people are reported to have died after eating contaminated sandwiches at a UK hospital. Here’s everything you need to know about the listeria outbreak...
18:00 2019-06-17

Frozen Yogurt Is a Breakfast Food Eating a frozen dessert for breakfast seems like the ultimate morning rebellion. Not only is it the “wrong” time of day, but starting your day with all that sugar is a bold choice, though not much bol...
22:51 2019-05-24

The Food Giants Are Coming for Beyond Meat The newly public veggie-burger company is getting all the attention, but plenty of established players are poised to profit from the meatless revolution....
11:34 2019-05-31

Why This Restaurant Owner Gives Out Free Food Located just blocks away from the White House in Washington DC, Sakina Halal Grill looks like any other high-end restaurant at first glance. But there's one crucial difference - it serves free meals.....
17:00 2019-05-21

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns.       ...
18:17 2019-06-10

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
10:34 2019-06-13

Fast food’s meatless makeover (NBC News) More restaurant chains are adding plant-based protein to their menus. Little Caesars is offering a supreme pizza topped with vegetarian sausage at select locations, and Burger King has laun...
22:17 2019-05-22

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since P...
15:17 2019-06-06

Kevin Durant is only one safe from free-agency chaos injury created Plans haven’t changed. They’ve just become more complicated. Despite Kevin Durant likely suffering a torn Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Monday night, the Warriors superstar’...
03:17 2019-06-12

‘World’s deadliest sea crossing’ claimed six lives a day in 2018: UN refugee agency Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Wednesday, citing ongoing political d...
16:17 2019-05-21

Tragedy of Mediterranean deaths continues, as seven drown, 57 rescued: UN Migration agency A rescue operation on the Mediterranean concluded on Tuesday with confirmation that seven people drowned and 57 were rescued, following a shipwreck off the Greek island of Lesvos, the UN Migration age...
22:17 2019-06-11

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
00:00 2019-05-24

Argentina’s state news agency Telam says power has been restored to 90% of country BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s state news agency Telam says power has been restored to 90% of country. The post Argentina’s state news agency Telam says power has been restored...
03:00 2019-06-17

Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the former Minister of Civil Aviation, was on Monday questioned in connection with the Enforcement Directorate probe into money laundering allegations in the controversial Air India and....
02:34 2019-06-11

Trump will tap ex-Virginia attorney general for U.S. immigration agency: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump will pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
07:00 2019-05-25

U.S. health agency cancels research contract involving use of fetal tissue The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it would cancel its research contract involving human fetal tissue from elective abortions with the University of California....
23:17 2019-06-05

Another 170 migrants disappear in shipwrecks, UN agency reiterates call for an end to Mediterranean tragedy The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, stated on Saturday that “no effort should be spared” in saving lives at sea, following reports of two new shipwrecks on the Mediterranean Sea, in which some 1...
17:51 2019-05-21

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to ne...
17:51 2019-05-21

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting a grassroots campaign ...
17:17 2019-05-21

US agency runs out of burial space after spike in gray whale deaths Landowners asked to help as authorities struggle with largest number of strandings in nearly two decadesThe carcasses of so many gray whales have washed up this year on the US west coast that authorit...
05:17 2019-06-16

Agency sues rival for ‘poaching’ rising model Meghan Roche A modeling agency has filed a $500,000 Manhattan lawsuit against a rival company, saying it poached up-and-coming model Meghan Roche in violation of her contract. The 18-year-old model — who has...
03:17 2019-06-01

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of miscondu...
21:51 2019-05-21

National Probe Agency Alleges Kashmiri Separatists Got Funds From Abroad The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has alleged that its probe into terror financing in Jammu and Kashmir revealed that hardline separatists received funds from abroad and utilised them for......
00:00 2019-06-17

Irving’s new agent, Davis’ saga: Where Nets stand in free-agency war On the eve of free agency, Kyrie Irving has changed agents. Could he end up changing teams as well, swapping out Boston for Brooklyn? The Nets sure hope so. Irving — one of the Nets’ top priorities th...
08:17 2019-06-13

Robert Vadra Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency In Money-Laundering Case Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on Friday skipped scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with money laundering case linked to purchase.....
16:17 2019-05-31

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data breach has exposed travelers’ photos an...
01:34 2019-06-11

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action from governments to tackle smoking and the “enormou...
20:51 2019-05-29

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “disturbing pattern of misconduct” at Donald Trump’s i...
00:34 2019-05-22

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
23:51 2019-05-21

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of Lo...
04:51 2019-06-10

Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’ to boost resistance: UN weather agency The havoc caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth across Mozambique is “a wake-up call” for vulnerable countries “to build resistance" against further high-impact tropical storms, coastal flooding and int...
00:01 2019-05-30

Celtics preparing for Kyrie Irving to bolt for Nets in free agency Everyone did the math yesterday, including the Boston Celtics. The All-Star guard opting out of the final year of his deal with the Celtics and a reported switch in agents — he’s expected ...
05:51 2019-06-14

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
14:38 2019-05-21

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of Lo...
04:51 2019-06-10

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
14:51 2019-05-21

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "no intention" of tackling what his predecessor Scot...
20:34 2019-05-30

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel...
14:32 2019-05-21

Zimbabwe: Between land ownership and food security A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an economic upturn, but also for a more transparent l...
22:34 2019-06-04

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what they describe as ...
22:34 2019-05-21

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
19:01 2019-06-04

Veganism: Why food choice can spark rage Veganism is growing in popularity, but the movement faces resistance. Here, we ask why the decision to follow a plant-based diet makes some people angry....
21:17 2019-05-28

How your body processes food is only partially down to your genes Everyone processes food differently — even identical twins. A study found just half of our response to glucose and 20 per cent of our response to fat is genetic...
14:51 2019-06-10

Israel's Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean Acre, an ancient seaport in northern Israel, serves up mouthwatering meals with zero fanfare. From dueling hummus shops to bragworthy seafood restaurants, here’s where to dig in....
17:34 2019-05-21

Amazon Is Closing Its Food Delivery Service in US Amazon has said it would end its US restaurant food delivery service on June 24, giving in to intense competition from GrubHub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats....
08:00 2019-06-12

July 4th food! Hot dog and hamburger consumption by state With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But what state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers? Find out.       ...
18:34 2019-06-14

UN threatens to suspend food aid in Yemen after CNN investigation The United Nations is threatening to suspend aid that helps thousands of destitute Yemenis following a CNN investigation that exposed the theft or "diversion" of food aid by Houthi rebels....
21:00 2019-05-21

They Grow the Nation’s Food, but They Can’t Drink the Water The soil in California’s farm country is fertile, but the water is bad. Half of all failing water systems in the state are in the San Joaquin Valley....
22:34 2019-05-21

When You're Cooking, Use a Wooden Spoon to Taste Food Even if you’re following a tried-and-true recipe, you should still taste your food as you cook it. A whole slew of other variables can arise during the cooking process, and you need to know what’s goi...
21:00 2019-05-21

From chicken to tomatoes, here's why American food is hurting you The recent news about glyphosate and cancer only highlights a broader problem with our system: our obsession with killing the natural world is poisoning usThe recent headlines announcing billions of d...
13:00 2019-05-28

Meatless fast food burgers probably aren’t any better for you Meatless fast food isn’t necessarily healthier. The alternative meat market is booming, with plant-based fake meats that look, taste and bleed just like the real thing taking over grocery stores and f...
19:34 2019-06-12

5 die in UK listeria outbreak linked to hospital food LONDON (AP) — The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and salads. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Saturday ...
14:51 2019-06-15

Now you can order takeout food directly via Google Ordering takeout food for delivery is hardly a strenuous task, but Google has just found a way to make things even easier. Thanks to new partnerships with Doordash, Postmates and Delivery.com, it&apos...
12:34 2019-05-24

6 Lush Flavour Trends For Food And Drinks Havent we all turned high-spirited foodies just because of the toothsome, irresistible and flavourful taste and aroma of our favourite food and drinks? Yes, we foodies use all our sensory organs to......
15:17 2019-05-28

May deals: Where to get free food and other discounts this month May is a popular month for free food and savings. IHOP has $1 pancakes Tuesday and check out other deals including how to get free tickets to Aladdin.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Private data (including rates) of 49M Instagram influencers leaked due to agency’s malpractice Last night, TechCrunch reported that a massive database containing info of over 49 million Instagram influencers, celebrities, and brand accounts found in the open. Security researcher Anurag Sen foun...
15:17 2019-05-21

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harm...
14:51 2019-05-21

Mehul Choksi "Fugitive And Absconder", Probe Agency Tells High Court Diamantaire Mehul Choksi, accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, is a "fugitive and absconder", the Enforcement Directorate told the Bombay High Court today....
17:17 2019-06-03

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft.Read More...
16:34 2019-06-11

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the nearly year-long current outbreak in neighbouring...
23:51 2019-06-11

Reported Nets-Hawks trade spurs interesting possibilities for NBA free agency The Nets will have $46 million in salary cap space, allowing them to land a major free agent, while the Hawks now have three first-round picks.        ...
01:51 2019-06-07

Tech Giants Slam British Spy Agency Proposal to Snoop on Encrypted Chats Some of the biggest names in tech - Google, Apple, Microsoft and WhatsApp, among them - have joined human rights groups and security researchers in condemning a British intelligence proposal that......
10:34 2019-05-31

Nets prepare for free agency splash with cap-clearing Allen Crabbe trade The Nets just took a step closer to landing a big star — or two. Ahead of a huge summer in free agency, the Nets cleared the way for bigger moves by trading Allen Crabbe and two first-round draft pick...
01:00 2019-06-07

Boxer accuses Jay-Z, sports agency of negligence after suffering 'devastating brain hemorrhage' A boxer filed a lawsuit against Jay-Z and the rapper’s agency Roc Nation Sports on Tuesday accusing both parties of scheduling him for a handful of fights which led to a brain injury....
21:34 2019-05-22

Robert Vadra Summoned By Probe Agency Tomorrow In Money-Laundering Case Businessman Robert Vadra, husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, has been called by the Enforcement Directorate, to appear before it tomorrow, as part of investigation into alleged illegal....
08:51 2019-05-29

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged......
10:51 2019-06-10

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three...
14:00 2019-06-14

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corrup...
01:51 2019-06-15

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. aviation agency 737 MAX ungrounding in U.S. could happen by late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect an ungrounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets in the United States as early as l...
02:34 2019-05-24

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service...
23:51 2019-05-22

Acting ICE director blasts AOC for wanting to abolish agency: 'I would like to talk to that young congresswoman' The acting director of ICE appeared on “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday where he blasted Congress for inactivity regarding the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying lawmakers “refuse” to do what’s ne...
11:00 2019-06-06

Report: Nets-Hawks trade spurs interesting possibilities for NBA free agency Brooklyn will have $46 million in salary cap space, allowing the team to land a major free agent, while Atlanta now has three first-round picks.        ...
14:51 2019-06-07

Probe Agency Summons Chanda Kochhar On June 10 Over Money Laundering Case Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar has been asked to depose before the Enforcement Directorate or ED next week as the agency has decided to expand its probe into the money laundering case involving....
15:34 2019-06-08

'Aphrodisiac' beavers good for food, says Polish minister Beavers could be a good source of food, Poland's agriculture minister said on Friday, after he outraged animal rights activists by joking the aphrodisiac qualities of the rodents' tails could encourag...
19:51 2019-06-07

Food Challenge: Can You Finish These Humongous Chhola Bhaturas? Here's Where To Try The humongous bhaturas at Punjabi By Nature are not only astonishing but are extremely delicious too. And guess what, it costs only 250 bucks and is served steaming hot with some delightful paneer......
16:34 2019-06-10

Feast for the eyes: Food photography on show in Berlin Featuring works from Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nan Goldin and many more, a new exhibition at C/O Berlin, "Food for the Eyes. The Story of Food in Photography," celebrates the idea that we are ...
22:34 2019-06-07

Here's how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make Eric Gay/AP While most United States fast-food employees make well above the national minimum wage, hourly pay varies depending on the chain. Additional factors for pay variation include franchises i...
22:34 2019-05-30

‘Sugar taxes’ could finally get people to eat less junk food Policy interventions could help consumers sour on sugary sodas and fruit juices. So-called “sugar taxes” and front-of-package nutrition labels may have a real impact, according to experimental researc...
22:17 2019-05-31

Three dead after food poisoning linked to UK hospital sandwiches Three people have died in northern England and three more are seriously ill from food poisoning thought to have resulted from eating contaminated pre-packaged sandwiches served in hospitals, Public H...
00:17 2019-06-08

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health professionals to be involved in their care, suggests a s...
21:51 2019-05-29

The world needs topsoil to grow 95% of its food – but it's rapidly disappearing Without efforts to rebuild soil health, we could lose our ability to grow enough nutritious food to feed the planet’s populationThe world grows 95% of its food in the uppermost layer of soil, making t...
08:17 2019-05-30

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet t...
13:00 2019-06-07

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
06:00 2019-05-27

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country's northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area....
17:51 2019-06-11

Candidate to run global food body will 'not defend' EU stance on GM Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle tells US she would be more open to its interests in UN roleEurope’s candidate to run the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), which guides policymakers around the w...
13:34 2019-06-02

UK announces $215 million food, water and medical help for Afghanistan Britain on Monday announced a new 170 million-pound ($215 million) five-year aid package of urgent food, water and medicine assistance for people in Afghanistan....
16:00 2019-06-17

The FDA Tells the Food Industry to Change How It Uses 'Expiration' Dates The Food and Drug Administration is going after food waste with a new effort to make sure we don’t throw out groceries until they’re absolutely inedible.Read more......
10:51 2019-05-24

FDA food testing finds contamination by 'forever chemicals' The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood ...
20:34 2019-06-03

Jiggs Kalra, Famous Food Columnist, Dies At 72 Jiggs Kalra has been referred as the "czar of Indian cuisine" and "taste maker to the nation". Known for reviving the lost regional cuisines, Jiggs Kalra was instrumental in introducing and......
10:51 2019-06-04

New French Fiction: With an Emphasis on Food, Film and Frolics Savor English translations of Maylis de Kerangal’s “The Cook,” Olivier Bourdeaut’s “Waiting for Bojangles” and Yannick Haenel’s “Hold Fast Your Crown.”...
19:34 2019-05-22

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Curre...
02:17 2019-05-24

Dirk Nowitzki’s retirement is a food and travel bonanza From what it sounds like, the life of retirement is treating Dirk Nowitzki like a king. Nowitzki’s time with the Mavericks came to a close in April with the German big man retiring after a 21-year car...
20:34 2019-06-07

Why haven’t genetically engineered crops made food better? Enlarge / Normal rice (bottom), the first version of golden rice (right), and the current strain (left). (credit: Environmental Health Perspectives/NIH) One of the arguments that has been advanced t...
21:17 2019-06-04

Brazil bans labs from food inspections after BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, accordin...
20:00 2019-05-22

Amazon and Morrisons extend same-day food delivery to more UK cities U.S. online retailer Amazon and British supermarket group Morrisons are extending their "Morrisons at Amazon" same-day online grocery delivery service to more cities across Britain....
11:34 2019-06-13

July 4th food! How many hot dogs and hamburgers are consumed in your state? With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But which state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers?       ...
18:51 2019-06-17

Try These 9 Interesting Picnic Food Recipes That Your Kids Will love Picnic Snacks: Find here the best of picnic snacks to prepare at home. From stromboli, sandwiches, breads to cupcakes and custard, we've got it all complete with key ingredients and a step by step......
14:51 2019-05-22

Cargill says food industry will miss zero deforestation goal Grains trader Cargill Inc said on Thursday it and the broader food industry will fail to meet the goal of eliminating deforestation by 2020 and pledged to do more to protect forests and native vegetat...
13:17 2019-06-14

Mistrust hampers food industry's climate ambitions Mistrust of scientists and farmers is slowing adoption of technologies needed to fight climate change while feeding a growing world population, senior food industry figures said on Tuesday....
21:51 2019-06-11

FDA food sampling finds contamination by ‘forever chemicals’ WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration’s first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats...
02:34 2019-06-04

Elephants can judge the quantity of hidden food just by using smell Asian elephants have shown that they can judge quantities – the amount of seeds in a locked bucket – just by using their extremely sensitive sense of smell...
05:01 2019-06-04

Fast Food Embraces Meatless Burgers, but There Aren't Enough to Go Around Meatless burgers are popping up on more fast-food menus, leading to product shortages. The two main suppliers, Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, have struggled to fill demand and expand production....
13:00 2019-06-04

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable posit...
02:34 2019-06-08

Reported Nets trade with Hawks could shake up free agency — and give the Knicks agita While Atlanta adds to its bounty of first-round picks, Brooklyn could clear enough salary-cap space to sign the likes of Kyrie irving and Kevin Durant....
05:17 2019-06-07

Report: Kyrie Irving cuts ties with longtime agent as free agency nears With free agency approaching, Kyrie Irving has cut ties with his longtime agent and is expected to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, per ESPN.       ...
19:51 2019-06-13

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its hands of the former New York City prosecutor-turned...
19:00 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-U.S. transport agency green lights American Airlines Qantas joint venture The U.S. Transportation Department on Monday said it granted tentative approval to American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, after a prior effort was rejected by t...
17:34 2019-06-03

Column: Ex-heads of U.S. Social Security Administration offer plan to fix agency's customer service A worsening customer service crisis at the Social Security Administration has prompted three of its former commissioners to urge the U.S. Congress to fix the annual budgeting process that has starved....
15:01 2019-06-05

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the respo...
20:17 2019-05-28

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
22:34 2019-06-13

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World He...
17:17 2019-05-21

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
16:51 2019-05-21

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counselor Kellyanne Conway, for repeatedly violating a law that l...
21:00 2019-06-13

Three-quarters of food bought in UK hospitals is unhealthy, audit shows NHS staff, patients and visitors shun nutritious snacks in favour of crisps, sweets and cakesResearchers have called for radical restrictions on junk food in UK hospitals after an audit of NHS health ...
08:51 2019-05-22

The Shortlist: New French Fiction: With an Emphasis on Food, Film and Frolics Savor English translations of Maylis de Kerangal’s “The Cook,” Olivier Bourdeaut’s “Waiting for Bojangles” and Yannick Haenel’s “Hold Fast Your Crown.”...
21:51 2019-05-21

The life of Alexander von Humboldt, plus foraging for food – books podcast On this week’s show, we’re talking about two books that encourage us to look anew at nature. Claire sits down in Cartegena with Andrea Wulf, who won the Royal Society prize in 2016 for The Invention o...
16:34 2019-05-21

Houston mom allegedly kicks son, 10, out of car in 100-degree weather for spilling food A Houston mother allegedly dumped her 10-year-old son on a parkway Saturday and abandoned him in 100-degree weather because he spilled some food in her car, reports said....
14:17 2019-06-10

Food App Couriers Exploit Migrants Desperate for Work in France Some contractors are dealing with rate cuts by leasing their accounts to immigrants, many of them underage or in the country illegally, and taking part of their pay....
08:51 2019-06-17

Studies link too much heavily processed food to early death Two major studies add to body of evidence against foods made with industrial ingredientsPeople who eat large amounts of heavily processed foods, from breakfast cereals and ready meals to muffins and i...
01:00 2019-05-30

'I wash all my food like crazy': researchers voice concern about nanoparticles US foods are packed with nanoparticles, even as long-term evidence of their safety is missing. How did we get here, and what should we do?France is clamping down on a common food additive that has bee...
08:51 2019-05-29

Zaika e Purani Dilli:An Extravagant Food Festival During Eid-ul-Fitr Eid is a festival that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and is celebrated with family, friends and of course,loved ones; making it one the most celebrated festival across the world....
21:34 2019-06-04

Summer Food Service Program Provides Meals To Kentucky Students FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Food insecurity is a big problem in Kentucky, especially during the summer months. Between the months of May and August, children 18 and under from low-income families ...
23:51 2019-05-29

Google updates Maps, Search and Assistant so you can order food without app The feature lets you order using leading delivery services like DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice, and ChowNow, and more are on the way.        ...
18:34 2019-05-24

German food discounter Aldi to open first store in China Supermarket chain Aldi is set to open its first location in China. The German discounter is reportedly hoping to tap into a more affluent customer base by touting sought-after products from Europe....
17:51 2019-05-30

Poverty and lack of access to food causes poor diets in these 25 places across the US 24/7 Wall St. identified 25 counties and areas where poverty leads to bad diets by analyzing incomes, SNAP participation, and availability to food.        ...
15:00 2019-05-24

Smucker Bullish on Pet Food Though Sales Growth Lags Behind Forecasts J.M. Smucker’s pet-food business grew more slowly than Wall Street analysts expected in the latest quarter, but the company remains convinced by its bet on owners of dogs and cats....
21:34 2019-06-06

Thai food: classic green chicken curry recipe This is the one curry paste you should always make from scratch. It's also the easiest, the best one to learn and practise on, and the best way to remember why the green curry became famous in the fir...
23:34 2019-06-07

Now it's easy to order food in Google Assistant, Search and Maps Starting today, you'll be able to order food via Google Assistant, Search and Maps in the US. At the outset, Google is working with DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice and ChowNow, with supp...
19:34 2019-05-23

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take meaningful steps towards making its packaging more sust...
13:00 2019-05-28

Jury deadlocks over activist who gave migrants food and shelter Scott Daniel Warren faced up to 20 years in prison in a case aid groups said would have wide implications on their work A US jury could not reach a verdict Tuesday against a border activist who, defen...
05:34 2019-06-12

July Fourth food! How many hot dogs and hamburgers are consumed in your state? With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But which state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers?       ...
23:51 2019-06-17

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
03:51 2019-05-28

This fast food giant wants to pay off customers' student loans! On Facebook, Burger King announced they are paying off student loans with Whopper Loans!....oh but there’s a catch.        ...
20:17 2019-05-24

Food safety: 1 ton of hot dogs recalled due to concerns about metal pieces Vienna Beef has recalled 2,030 pounds of beef hot dogs out of concerns they might contain pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

California deputy shot while getting food at Jack in the Box has died, officials say Southern California sheriff’s deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, who was shot and critically wounded on Monday while getting food at a fast-food restaurant, has died, officials announced....
07:00 2019-06-13

The Latest: Deputy shot in fast-food restaurant dies The Latest on the arrest of a Utah man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killing another man (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Police in San Diego County are investiga...
04:17 2019-06-13

20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps Ints Kalnins/Reuters Uber improved margins by cutting driver pay, writes an industry expert in American Affairs. Drivers for ride-sharing services have reportedly required food stamps and slept in th...
04:51 2019-06-08

Grill This Super-Easy Street-Food Favorite Anytime From chef Christina Nguyen of Hai Hai in Minneapolis, these grilled rice-paper ‘pizzas’ topped with ground pork, peas and charred scallions cook quickly and satisfy totally....
23:34 2019-05-31

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers a key business....
15:00 2019-05-21

This man ate ‘expired’ food for a year. Here’s why expiration dates are practically meaningless. "Sell by," "use by," "best by" — Do we really need to throw food away after its sell by date? Expiration dates can be really confusing, and that confusion leads to a lot of food waste....
02:34 2019-06-18

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
14:51 2019-05-21

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their j...
17:17 2019-05-21

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being haile...
20:34 2019-05-30

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Afr...
17:17 2019-05-21

‘Ground-breaking innovation’ needed in cities, where battle for sustainable development will be won or lost, says UN agency chief If the battle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to be won or lost in cities, then they need to “achieve a lasting impact on communities and to ensure that no one is left behind,” ...
00:17 2019-05-30

The Clippers reportedly looked into buying Kawhi Leonard's signature logo from Nike to woo him in free agency John Raoux/AP The Los Angeles Clippers considered buying Kawhi Leonard's personal "Klaw" logo from Nike to woo him in free agency this summer, according to a report from The New York Times. According...
22:34 2019-05-30

Erik Karlsson agrees to extension with San Jose Sharks, making free-agency pool a little less glamorous NHL defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an extension with the San Jose Sharks, putting a dent in the intrigue surrounding the league's free-agency period.       ...
21:51 2019-06-17

Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’ The post Iranian atomic agency spokesman says T...
14:17 2019-06-17

Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat SURAT, India (AP) — Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat. The post Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been kill...
16:34 2019-05-24

Joe Biden the subject of critical editorial published by North Korea's state-owned media agency North Korea's news agency published a scathing op-ed on Tuesday, deriding former Vice President Joe Biden's intelligence, demeanor and all-around quality as a human being....
23:00 2019-05-21

Armed thug robs food delivery man of e-bike in East Harlem A food delivery man was robbed of his e-bike at gunpoint in East Harlem, police said Sunday. The 23-year-old was dropping off food on Fifth Avenue, near 127th Street, just after 1:30 a.m. Saturday whe...
21:34 2019-06-16

Recycle Those Takeout Boxes and Upgrade To These Food Containers Like A Real Adult Perhaps just as pervasive as the famed junk drawer, or the stash of plastic bags under the sink we’d feel guilty just throwing away, everyone has that one chaotic shelf or cabinet where they keep thei...
02:17 2019-06-04

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela...
18:17 2019-05-21

Dutch Teen, Traumatised By Rape, Died After Refusing Food: Minister A Dutch teenager traumatised by a childhood rape died at home after refusing food and drink but was not euthanised, a minister and a clinic said on Wednesday, dismissing "incorrect" media reports....
06:34 2019-06-06

Nearly four million North Koreans in urgent need, as food production slumps by almost 10 per cent The UN is calling for some $120 million to provide life-saving humanitarian aid, desperately needed by 3.8 million North Koreans, as it releases its 2019 Needs and Priorities Plan for the country....
16:51 2019-05-21

Fears grow over 'food swamps' as drugstores outsell major grocers With CVS selling more groceries than Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s combined, researchers fear food ‘deserts’ are becoming ‘swamps’ of processed foodInterspersed among CVS’s glowing fluorescent aisles o...
12:34 2019-06-04

Rotten food, mouldy bathrooms found at ICE detention facilities: Watchdog The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog says rotting food, mouldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detention facilities may violate detainees’ rights....
23:00 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, accordin...
20:00 2019-05-22

World food prices rise in May, cereal output forecast falls: U.N. FAO World food prices rose for a fifth consecutive month in May after bad weather pushed up the prices of cheese and maize, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday....
15:17 2019-06-06

Uber plans to start delivering fast food via drone this summer Uber plans to begin testing the first-ever commercial application of drone food delivery in urban areas, joining companies like Amazon and Google that are seeking to make unmanned commercial deliverie...
07:00 2019-06-14

Nxivm guru Keith Raniere had sex slave ‘food cam,’ oinked as they ate: witness Accused cult leader Keith Raniere was so worried that his sex slaves would put on weight that he set up a spy camera in the kitchen of a home he shared with many of them, a witness said Thursday. R...
05:17 2019-05-24

Kylie Jenner Reveals Daughter Stormi's Favorite Grown-Up Food While Stormi Webster is only 1, she already has A-list taste. Such was revealed thanks to the tot's famous mom, Kylie Jenner, whose recent sushi date with gal pal Heather Sanders......
06:17 2019-05-28

Netherlands vegetable seed developer wins World Food Prize DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A seed developer from the Netherlands credited with introducing high quality disease-resistant vegetable seeds to more than 60 countries including the Philippines, Thailand and...
17:00 2019-06-10

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
21:17 2019-05-23

Veganism? His ‘creed.’ Access to vegan food? This firefighter claims it’s his human right. In a complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Adam Knauff argues that the government discriminated against him by ignoring his dietary needs....
00:00 2019-05-23

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo joins fans at food bank Metallica enlisted several thousand fans to volunteer for the band's second annual "day of service" in Los Angeles on Wednesday (May 23).        ...
12:34 2019-05-23

Square’s POS system now integrates Postmates, DoorDash, and other food delivery services Square has announced plans to eliminate "tablet farms" in restaurants by integrating directly with food delivery platforms such as Postmates and DoorDash.Read More...
00:34 2019-06-07

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million fami...
05:17 2019-05-24

Biscuits are cooked every 15 minutes at regional fast-food chain Biscuitville As you might expect at a restaurant named Biscuitville, biscuits are king, and the brand’s signature is that a new batch is cooked every 15 minutes.       ...
13:17 2019-06-14

These businesses are offering veterans and military free food or other Memorial Day deals At some businesses, veterans and other military personnel can get free Memorial Day meals and discounts when they show military identification.        ...
20:17 2019-05-24

French government hopes to ban supermarkets from destroying unsold non-food items France is examining legislation banning supermarkets and producers from destroying unsold non-food items, said Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday, as governments around the world look to cut d...
18:51 2019-06-04

Family-run Latin food giant Goya weighs possible $3 billion sale Goya, one of the most iconic names in Latin American cuisine, has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs to weigh options that could include a sale of the 83-year-old company, people familiar with the ma...
18:17 2019-05-29

Free food and Memorial Day deals for active military and veterans Monday Veterans and other military personnel can enjoy free meals and discounts Monday at Hooters, Applebee's, Outback Steakhouse and other businesses.        ...
20:17 2019-05-24

Iranian atomic agency spokesman says the country will break its uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal in 10 days TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says the country will break its uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal in 10 days. The post Iranian atomic agency spokesman says the country wi...
10:17 2019-06-17

Mexico Warns of Retaliation for U.S. Tariffs Mexico is weighing its options to respond to the threat of U.S. tariffs on all of its exports, including possible retaliation, but would rather convince the Trump administration that a negotiated solu...
19:34 2019-06-03

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against ...
01:17 2019-05-23

The Latest: Iran FM warns US against war with his country The Latest on tensions between Iran and the U.S. and developments in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Iran's foreign minister is warning amid tensions between Washington and Tehran...
11:34 2019-06-10

Zomato Moves Closer to Drone-Based Food Delivery With Its Latest Test Zomato has announced that it has successfully tested its drone delivery technology. The test was a part of the company's attempts to reduce the time taken to make a food delivery to its customers....
23:17 2019-06-12

Armpit bacteria cheese, 'talking plant' on show at London food exhibition Cheeses made with bacteria taken from celebrities' ears, toes and armpits, a ceramic toilet cooked up from cow manure, edible water bottles and a "talking plant" may not be your usual exhibits at an.....
15:00 2019-05-21

Uber loses $1 billion in Q1 2019 as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spent heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses.Read More...
19:34 2019-05-31

From delivery to eco-friendly packaging and tons of recalls: A look at 2018's food trends Food recalls, green packaging and fast-food delivery were big industry news this past year, according to experts.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Take $100 off Bang & Olufsen headphones, and up to 35% off gourmet food gifts for Father's Day — plus 6 more deals happening now Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our repor...
12:17 2019-06-06

Ultra-processed food linked to early death, health problems: scientists A poor diet could have grave consequences. People who consume a large amount of heavily-processed foods are at risk for early death and a greater chance of having a heart attack or stroke, two Europea...
02:17 2019-05-31

High Consumption Of Junk Food May Increase Allergy Risk In Kids: Study According to recent study, presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, high junk food intake could be a possible reason for.....
09:17 2019-06-12

Stale Food Served On Board Vande Bharat Express, Say Railways Officials A five star hotel in Kanpur is under the scanner for serving stale food to passengers, one of whom was Fatehpur Lok Sabha lawmaker and Union Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan......
14:34 2019-06-11

Food porn meets Hitchcock horror as seagull spies Maine chance Pepperdine professor photobombed by bird is happy to see picture of lobster roll pilferer go viralAlicia Jessop knew Friday was going to be memorable, but she didn’t realize it would be a day she woul...
23:34 2019-06-09

Watch: Zomato Successfully Tests Hybrid Drone For Aerial Food Delivery Coming soon- food delivered to your door by a drone! Zomato Founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal recently announced successful test flight by hybrid drone that carried 5 kg payload, covering 5 km. in 10......
12:34 2019-06-14

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quart...
03:51 2019-05-31

Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond on food, puppies, keto diet and why she's not like the Gaineses Ree Drummond, aka the Pioneer Woman, opened up about her Food Network show, her cookbooks and her new dog treat collaboration.        ...
17:00 2019-05-21

Mom claims weeklong brain bleed was dismissed as food poisoning: 'Thought I was dying' A mother who claims she was allegedly diagnosed with food poisoning on vacation in Majorca after she began experiencing painful headaches and vomiting said her extreme agony caused her to fly home, wh...
20:17 2019-06-12

Beyond Meat says it can supply any fast-food chain as Impossible Foods struggles with shortage As rival Impossible Foods deals with supply shortages of its plant-based burgers, Beyond Meat said Thursday that it has the capacity to take on any restaurant chain....
02:17 2019-06-07

Strange rise of mukbang parents who feed their kids fast food for cash Videos in which people film themselves eating food and post it on YouTube have become hugely popular. Now this weird trend is spreading to kids, should we be worried?...
21:00 2019-05-21

Disneyland Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge: What to know about opening day, rides, food and more Disneyland's highly anticipated Star Wars Land opens May 31. Here's what we know about reservations, tickets and rides at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.        ...
21:34 2019-05-21

Vegan chef’s organic vision is making food delivery services ‘sexy’ Haute vegan chef Mike Bagale is charting a new path in delivering his knowledge of the changing cuisine by teaming up with Sakara Life, a pioneering plant-focused national food-delivery service. Wheth...
15:51 2019-05-28

#Review: Soul Pantry: Refreshing Approach To Healthy, Hearty And Soulful Food Soul Pantry celebrates the 'seed' in all its avatars - grain, powdered, sprouted and more. It hasa very interesting menu that showcases how modern, healthy and fresh food doesn't need to be......
16:00 2019-06-03

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization...
17:17 2019-06-06

China warns Canada of ‘consequences’ of helping US China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China...
04:34 2019-06-01

China warns students: Be careful if studying in US The Chinese Ministry of Education has warned students to be careful if studying in the United States -- the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries....
12:34 2019-06-03

North Korea warns it is losing patience with US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he still believes North Korea "would like to make a deal" and left the door open for a third summit with Kim Jong Un despite a new warning from Pyongyang urg...
04:17 2019-06-06

Uber Warns It's Under Investigation by the IRS Over Past Tax Returns Uber—the unicorn whose disastrous initial public offering last month launched a thousand think pieces—has revealed that it is currently under investigation by tax authorities over past returns, a reve...
19:01 2019-06-04

Italy’s Salvini warns of government crisis ROME (AP) — Italy’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini is warning that a government crisis will be unavoidable if his League party cannot start working constructively with the 5-Star Movement,...
17:17 2019-06-04

WHO warns of 1 million new sexually transmitted diseases each day The World Health Organization has warned of more than 1 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases every day around the world. In a new report, the UN agency spoke of a "wake-up" call in the a...
03:51 2019-06-07

US Warns China On Behaviour Towards Its Asian Neighbours The United States warned China on Saturday against threatening its neighbours' sovereignty and said Washington was investing in new military technology in the next five years to keep Asia stable....
16:17 2019-06-01

China Warns Travelers About Harassment and Crime in the U.S. The Chinese government issued two travel alerts to its citizens Tuesday, warning of rising levels of violent crime in the U.S. and harassment of Chinese visitors by American authorities, in the latest...
02:51 2019-06-05

China Warns Its Citizens About Visiting or Studying in the U.S. China advised its citizens to reconsider visiting or studying in the U.S., a sign that Beijing might be targeting the lucrative tourism and education sectors as it tries to pressure Washington in thei...
23:00 2019-06-04

Iraq warns of war if regional tensions not managed well Iraq's president told an emergency Arab summit in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that regional and international tensions with Iran could spark a war if not managed well and voiced hope that Iran's security...
02:17 2019-05-31

Lewis Hamilton warns F1 rivals ‘the best is yet to come from Mercedes and me’ • Mercedes have won all six grands prix but Hamilton wants more• Sebastian Vettel laments Ferrari’s lack of gripLewis Hamilton believes both he and his Mercedes car can only improve as the Formula One...
16:17 2019-05-27

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Poland already include a rotating pool of 4,500 US sol...
01:17 2019-06-14

UK's Hammond warns of hit to economy from a no-deal Brexit British finance minister Philip Hammond said a no-deal Brexit would leave the country poorer, repeating his warnings to potential successors of Prime Minister Theresa May, some of whom have advocated ...
14:38 2019-05-21

‘Our Subpoenas Are Not Optional,’ Nadler Warns McGahn Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to cite Donald F. McGahn II for contempt after the former White House counsel defied a subpoena....
22:34 2019-05-21

Report warns of Dutch vulnerability to cyberattacks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch counterterrorism and security coordinator is warning that the country is vulnerable to cyberespionage and sabotage from countries including China, Russia and Ir...
13:34 2019-06-12

UN warns more Idlib military action will overwhelm aid needs The deputy U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that further military operations in northwest Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught i...
23:51 2019-05-28

Retired TPD detective warns people about scam TUCSON – A retired Tucson Police Detective received a phone call from a scammer on Tuesday. The number was 520 355-6342.  He said a man on the other end addressed him by his name, William Hanson...
04:17 2019-05-24

EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks European foreign ministers have urged restraint in directing blame over an alleged attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US has pointed the finger at Iran, but European diplomats say they nee...
21:34 2019-06-17

One dead after poop transplant gone wrong, FDA warns Enlarge / The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Md. (credit: Getty | Congressional Quarterly) One patient has died and another became seriously ill after fecal transplants inad...
05:51 2019-06-15

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the country’s Nazi past...
09:51 2019-05-28

Mediterranean will be 'sea of blood' without rescue boats, UN warns Refugee agency says risk of people dying attempting crossing is at its highestThe risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever be...
17:51 2019-06-09

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripoli was "just the start of a long and bloody war"....
13:17 2019-05-22

Indonesia warns of further eruptions after volcano spews ash Indonesian officials warned on Monday against the prospect of further eruptions from an active volcano on the island of Sumatra after it emitted a huge column of ash, causing panic among residents....
11:17 2019-06-10

Trump Warns Roy Moore Against Alabama Senate Run Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
22:34 2019-05-29